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Children of Morta will be one to watch in 2018

You might remember Patrick covering Children of Morta just over a year ago. He previewed the "narrative-driven" hack-and-slash game about a family of guardians fending off the spread of monsters and corruption to their mountain, noting it h...

 
 
 
 
 
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Celeste is the next pure platformer to keep an eye on

Platforming has been around for so long, it's ingrained in us as a basic skill. It's like walking or breathing. We just do it. It's such a basic skill, many games these days use it as the vehicle to get to where they really want to go. Puzz...

 
 
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Monolith says Shadow of War's end fight won't suck

Maybe the strongest praise for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor necessitates pointing out its most glaring flaw. The game was a darling, managing to please fans and earn critical acclaim. All of that in spite of the fact that the final b...

 
 
 
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The Evil Within 2 feels like a more well-rounded game

I thought The Evil Within 2 had a strong first showing at E3. The imagery in the reveal trailer woke me the hell up (remember, Bethesda's presser was on a Sunday night), and I'm always down for contorted monstrosities in my spooky video gam...

 
 
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Monster Hunter: World will be the one that gets me

My history with the Monster Hunter series is painfully, regretfully abrupt. I attempted to get into it years ago, on PlayStation Portable, but bounced off so hard that I can't even confidently say which installment I tried. That experience ...

 
 
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Wattam is almost too cute for words

Wattam, the new project from Katmari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy creator Keita Takahashi, is really coming into its own. The last time I went hands-on with it, I described it as "more toy than game," but noted that it was infectiously joyful a...

 
 
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The Crew 2 is shaping up to be my open-world racer of choice

Ubisoft's latest showing for The Crew 2 was a lot like its last, but I'm not complaining. This weekend, I got another crack at the racer's open-world antics. Morphing between a car, plane, and boat in real time without losing momentum conti...

 
 
 
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SteamWorld Dig 2 feels like a proper sequel

I couldn't be more thrilled that SteamWorld Dig is getting a follow-up. I loved its core loop of digging, collecting treasure, and heading up to the surface to buy upgrades that enabled you to delve deeper and more efficiently, opening up n...

 
 
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Pikuniku might be your next friendship-ruining co-op game

Pikuniku was such a fitting game to play first at PAX West. It encapsulates the show perfectly. It was situated all the way in the back of the Indie Megabooth, an area of the show floor that has gotten increasingly (and deservedly) more cro...

 
 
 
 
 
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Indivisible is two great tastes that taste great together

If you've spent any time on the internet, you've likely come across a Two Things t-shirt; a shirt that exists only to make two surface-level geek references at the same time, as opposed to the one reference you might get from a Star Wars gr...

 
 
 
 
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Burn books and sacrifice villagers in The Shrouded Isle

There's nothing simple about presiding over a struggling community. People get pissed if you don't take care of them. Groups get unruly, threatening rebellion when neglected and ignored. More often than not, it's impossible to make everyone...

 
 
 
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For better or worse, Fortnite seems like a real time sink

At E3, I was reunited with Fortnite, Epic's long-in-development-but-almost-there game about gathering resources, building out fortified bases with traps, and gunning down and/or slicing up the incoming zombie horde. This was my third time p...

 
 




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Okay how about this: a game based on The Shining, that rips off the Friday the 13th

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I found this interesting gif about juggling animations and frame These numbers are lower, but I wonder if this is how some people see the difference between 30fps and 60fps? I cant tell the difference as easily as I can with this

 
bong264

Dammit, im blaming GajKnight for this!

 
JcDent

Not only did I post a vidja review here, I also started a new blog about miniatures

 
Sir Shenanigans

Has anybody heard of/read this? Some hundred pages in and love it! Thoughts

 
MeeGhoulz

#Riddletoid What am I playing? Came across with her and all I could think was PJ Harvey Down by the water lyrics I lost my heart, under the

 
Sarah Jane Farron

Anyone remember how I wanted to set up a Minecraft server for myself, a few friends and people here? I got an offer I couldnt refuse at 25% the normal price Looking forward to setting this up and seeing if fun times can be had this

 
Lexingtongue

Well, Unravel has to be one of the more frustrating games Ive played in recent

 
TheLimoMaker

I cant decide which game I hate more: The Surge or Ghost Recon being said, Troll and I is still worst game of the year by a country

 
Seymour

Morning! Just now finished uploading a montage of my journey through Destiny 2s campaign + splices of other stuff! Spent a good while on it, so maybe at least glance through it eh? Impressions blog soon! Love yall and so long because I am sleep now

 
 

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